Headline RoundupOctober 30th, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro Wins Presidential Election in Brazil

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Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, ending a highly controversial and violent campaign. Bolsonaro has been lauded by some for his commitment to fighting crime and furthering conservative economic ideals, while others have said that his support for lethal force against suspected criminals will violate civil liberties and that his policies will damage the environment. He has also received backlash for his divisive rhetoric, which included insults towards women, blacks, and the LGBT community.

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